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important than ever before. the government has high hopes for renewable energy, know-how, and technology from partners such as japan. khemmapat rog juan chic uh in thailand. >>> pakistan's auto market has long been dom nauted by companies from japan. established sales networks have kept rivals firmly in the rearview mirror. but now an ambitious newcomer is starting to close the gap. nhk world reports from islamabad. >> reporter: on the streets of pakistan, one thing has been constant. old or new, most vehicles here are japanese brands. pakistanis love japanese cars. so much so that nearly 100% of automobiles traded in the domestic market are japanese. some vehicles are even decorated with the names of japanese companies. most drivers don't read japanese. but that's not the point. the decorations look cool. >> translator: you can show off your car as a japanese car. and it looks cool with stickers on. >> reporter: but the domination of japanese brands is under threat. this motor show took place in the southern city of karachi last month. most exhibitors were the familiar names from japan.
tested by politics and history. innovators whose technology spread about the world. artists who captured the imagination of audiences everywhere. these are the faces of south korea. nhk world updates you on what's happening across the peninsula wednesday and thursday here on "newsline." >>> in south korea men over the age of 19 must serve two years in the military. famous actors and singers are no exception. recently several korean stars now doing their required military service performed in a musical that turned out to be a big hit. ♪ >> reporter: the promise had a ten-day run in seoul. it's about the korean war started when north korea attacked the south in 1950. many actors and singers in this military musical actually serve on active duty right now. yunok, for example, led the k-pop group before he was drafted. service members like him are called entertainment soldiers. seven of them perform in "the promise." it's the first musical featuring so many entertainment soldiers. 60 years ago north and south korea agreed to a cease-fire, but tension along the demilitarized zone separating
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